|Best of the Pacific Southwest
Rohnert Park’s 9-under Cal Ripken All-Star baseball team captured the Pacific Southwest championship by going undefeated in the regional tournament in Utah last week. The All-Stars rallied from a 4-2 deficit in the sixth and final inning to knock off Elk Grove of the Sacramento area for the title. The team, shown before the first pitch of the tournament’s opening game, consisted of Aidan “The Hit Man” Hickman, Tanner “The Tan Man” Starrett, Elijah “Big E” Stevenson and Carson “CC.” Crawford, Russell “Biff” Freedheim, Jack “Jack-Jack” Bandy, Ryan “Big Daddy,” Kane, Brody “Scutaro” Smith, Jake “The Beast” McCoy, Michael “Flash” O'Daniel, Cameron “Clutch” Duran, Manager Keith McCoy, assistant coaches Shawn Kane, Ken Stevenson and Greg Smith.
Photo courtesy of Tasha Kane